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Year-End Newsletter from Washington D.C.

As the holiday season begins, all eyes in D.C. are focused on the House’s debate on the Articles of Impeachment. Lawmakers nevertheless made substantial efforts in passing the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday (Dec. 11) which authorizes a new Space Force and $738 billion for defense.   Upcoming Events Dec. 17 –…

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Space4U Podcast: Laura Gehl – Children’s Book Author

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In this episode: We meet children’s author and neuroscientist Dr. Laura Gehl, who’s written a biography of Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, the “Mother of Hubble.” Titled Always Looking Up: Nancy Grace Roman, Astronomer, the book tells the inspiring story of Nancy Grace Roman who overcame weak eyesight and gender discrimination to become Chief of Astronomy at NASA and lead…

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Space Foundation Signs MoU with O2K Limited to Explore UAE, MENA Opportunities

NewSpace Economy European Expo Forum, Fiera di Roma, Rome, 12 December 2019 — The Space Foundation and O2K Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the NewSpace ExpoForum in Rome, Italy, to jointly promote Space-focused STEM outreach and related B2B opportunities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE); Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. O2K Limited…

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Lower Launch Costs, New Partnerships Spur Spaceport Development around the World, The Space Report Q4 Analysis Determines

40 spaceport sites are now active and nearly two dozen are in development or proposed COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2019) — At the dawn of the Space Age, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik and the United States raced to catch up, the ensuing years became a financial slugfest between two behemoth countries. According…

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Space Foundation COO Shelli Brunswick: “Here Are Five Things That Should Be Done to Improve the U.S. Educational System”

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An Interview With Penny Bauder. This story originally appeared on Authority Magazine I had the pleasure of interviewing Shelli Brunswick. Shelli is chief operating officer (COO) and executive leader for Space Education and Space Commerce initiatives at the Space Foundation. A visionary for lifelong learning from K-20 through career entry to exit, Brunswick joined the…

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Space4U Podcast: Devon Greco – Narbis Founder & CEO

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In this episode: We meet Devon Greco, Founder and CEO of Narbis. Devon is an entrepreneur, product engineer, and patented inventor focused on brain-machine interfaces and neurotechnology while specializing in human enhancement technologies. He has 18 years’ experience developing neurotechnology and neurofeedback with a focus on clinical and consumer applications. Narbis was recently named the…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Achieves Milestone on DARPA OpFires Program

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 3, 2019 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished a series of subscale propulsion-system test firings as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched hypersonic missile for tactical use. DARPA recently announced completion of the preliminary design review for its Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing…

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 39 Educators for 2020

Includes six new international teachers from India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico Elite educator program promotes space-related STEM education Teachers will participate in the 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Space Foundation has selected 39 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2020, including six international applicants from India, Mexico,…

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Space4U Podcast: Richard Green – Space Artist

In this episode: We meet Richard Green, an accomplished digital artist who brings his passion for aerospace and technology to life in his award-winning work. Over the course of three decades, he has created a portfolio that has inspired and awed with technically accurate illustrations and 3D models, as well as fantastic, futuristic 3D graphics, and…

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Shelli Brunswick: The Ever-Expanding Opportunities of Space

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*This piece originally appeared on The Inc. Tank On this edition of The Inc. Tank, Shelli Brunswick, COO of the Space Foundation, talks about how the growing space industry is creating wide-ranging opportunities for entrepreneurs. Christina: Hello, I’m Christina Elson. And on this edition of “The Inc. Tank,” I’ll speak with Shelli Brunswick of the…

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